Usage examples for comprehend

  1. This shall be better for you than all the treasures of the past and of the future, if ye be of them that comprehend this truth. – The Advent of Divine Justice by Shoghi Effendi
  2. Yes, yes; I do now comprehend. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  3. Would that the hearts of men could comprehend it. – The Advent of Divine Justice by Shoghi Effendi
  4. Was it not possible to make her comprehend? – The Lady Doc by Caroline Lockhart
  5. In the movement and in the attack of Croisier and his party there was a sort of hesitation which the General- in- Chief could not comprehend. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  6. And she looked at him for a moment, with eyes whose expression he could not comprehend, and she drew a deep breath, and turned away. – Bubbles of the Foam by Unknown
  7. He now began to think his brother in the right, and that the boy was too young, or too weak, to comprehend the subject. – Nature and Art by Mrs. Inchbald
  8. Slowly Parker began to realize that this old man was so gentle and so kind himself that he could not comprehend even the thought of anyone else being- evil! – Sinister Paradise by Robert Moore Williams
  9. She doubted if she could bring them to comprehend what had happened- to her. – Linda Condon by Joseph Hergesheimer
  10. She will comprehend your position. – The Wandering Jew, Book II. by Eugene Sue
  11. However as far as ten, by holding up the fingers, they can both comprehend others and explain themselves. – A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench
  12. Plainly the speaker did not comprehend; there was nothing but apprehension in his voice. – Rainbow's End by Rex Beach
  13. Do not ask why man does not comprehend that which he is able to perceive, for he is equally able to perceive that which he does not comprehend. – Seraphita by Honore de Balzac
  14. She herself couldn't comprehend why, and Raymond would never, never comprehend. – Missy by Dana Gatlin
  15. Jewel saw that he did not in the least comprehend. – Jewel A Chapter In Her Life by Clara Louise Burnham
  16. " I told you you do not comprehend, but you comprehend everything. – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  17. As far as they concern you, I comprehend them. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë